Peter Bass, agent for the Great Moscow Circus.
Workmen taking down the Moscow Circus’s big top for the last time on the New Zealand tour. It took eight hours of dismantling work. The Australian impresario, Mr M. Edgely who brought the tour to New...
The Moscow Circus’s big top coming down.
Terry Cosslett balancing a sword and dagger in his mouth at Ridgway’s Circus at the Industries Fair.
The Moscow Circus Big Top being set up in North Hagley Park.
Moving seats into the Big Top of the Moscow Circus in Hagley Park.
Workers preparing the ground in Hagley Park for the erection of the big top of the Moscow Circus.
Interior of the Moscow Circus Big Top in Hagley Park.
"Young Dylan Daisy Ashton of the Ashton Family Circus doing her aerialist routine, on tour with the Extravaganza Fair at Gloucester Green." - Contributor's note
"Circus performer riding in back of red car during a circus parade through central Christchurch, location is Rolleston Avenue by the Botanic Gardens on 1st Feb 1979." - Contributor's note
"Peter Williams, then 3ZB radio announcer, later TV personality, riding an elephant during a circus parade in Cambridge Terrace with old public library building in the background on 1st Feb 1979." -...
"Elephants and horses from a visiting circus being exercised, Rolleston Avenue, Chch, outside Christs College, 30th January 1979." - Contributor's note. Highly Commended in the Places category of 2020...
Dolly, an Indian elephant, of the Industries Fair's free circus being brushed at the Addington Show Grounds.
Portraits of Yuri Nikulin, a clown in the Moscow Circus, at Hagley Park. [Frame 43] Mikhail Shudin.
Portraits of Mikhail Shudin, a clown in the Moscow Circus, at Hagley Park.
Moscow Circus member, Miritza Zapashny with Vassa the lynx in Hagley Park.
Moscow Circus members, Miritza and Walter Zapashny, with a tiger in Hagley Park.
Members of the Moscow Circus with animals in Hagley Park. [Frame 13] Miritza Zapashny with Vassa the lynx. [Frames 14 to 18] Kooscha the bear with trainers.
Yuri Nikulin, a clown performing with the Moscow Circus, putting on his makeup.
Views of Mr Charlie Ridgway, with King, a six month old lion. He is part of the Ridgway’s Circus, which is in Christchurch for the Industries Fair.